The Old Nurse's Story Setting

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Furnivall Manor

Furnivall Manor is the primary setting of the story. It is Rosamond's maternal family's house, although only Miss Furnivall has lived there in the past fifty years. Hester and Rosamond are sent to live at Furnivall Manor after Rosamond's parents both pass away. The house is grand and well-kept, with plenty of room for exploring. The great hall is home to a large chandelier, fireplace, fancy sofas, and ornate organ that Lord Furnivall was known to play while he was still alive. The East wing of the house is always locked, and Hester is never able to see what lies beyond it, until the end of the story when the ghosts of Lord Furnivall, Maude, the little girl, and a youthful Grace emerge from inside.

The Fells

The fells are where Rosamond disappears to when she follows the ghost of the young girl outside. It is here...

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